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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster Verrill, 1914 
AphiaID: 178783

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichasteridae Perrier 1885
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and M.E. Downey. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall: London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster farquhari McKnight, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster hartti (Rathbun, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster insignis (Farquhar, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster palmula Benavides-Serrato & O'Loughlin, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster peleensis Marsh, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster polyplax (Muller & Troschel, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster regularis H.L. Clark, 1928

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster hebes (Verrill, 1915) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster inaequalis Koehler, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Asteracanthion polyplax Müller & troschel, 1844 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178783
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Date   action   by
2005-08-05 07:22:50Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2011-06-27 21:58:12Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Allostichaster Verrill, 1914. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178783 on 2014-09-20
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